Looking for manufacturing training? Ranken is a leading manufacturing school, preparing you for in-demand careers in manufacturing.

From large-scale industrial operations to precision fabrication, today’s manufacturing industry is driven by skilled workers and innovative technology. The demand for highly trained workers makes manufacturing school a quick path to rewarding and well-paid careers in manufacturing.

With comprehensive manufacturing training on the industry’s most up-to-date equipment, Ranken prepares you to thrive in your career. That’s why area employers compete to recruit Ranken manufacturing school graduates—they know that every student has the hands-on experience and technological expertise they need to succeed.

This two-semester certificate program trains students on essential welding processes with state-of-the-art equipment.

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Learn the maintenance practices and skills needed by area-wide facilities, such as universities, hospitals, hotels and industrial businesses.

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Gain practical experience while programming and operating modern machinery in a well-equipped facility.

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Prepare for careers in manufacturing with companies that have implemented a team-oriented environment. You’ll get internship training in a live production facility as part of the program.

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In this customizable certificate program, you’ll learn the maintenance practices and skills needed by area facilities, including universities, hospitals, hotels and industrial businesses

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Compare Our Manufacturing Programs

Choose two of our manufacturing programs from the drop-down section below and you can easily compare information to help you decide the best program for you!

  • Location
  • Day Schools Programs
  • Evening School Programs
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles
  • Earning Potential

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  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs --
  • Evening School Programs Certificate in Facilities Technology, Associate of Applied Science
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate --
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles --
  • Earning Potential --
  • Location Wentzville
  • Day Schools Programs Associate of Technology, Associate of Science or Certificate of Technology
  • Evening School Programs --
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 5
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles CNC machinist, CNC programmer, CNC toolmaker
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $45,000 - $50,000 per year.
  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs Associate of Technology or Associate of Science
  • Evening School Programs Associate of Applied Science or Certificate in Precision Machining Technology
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 5
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles Machinist, CNC machinist, maintenance machinist, CNC programmer, inspection quality control
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $45,000 - $50,000 per year.
  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs Associate of Technology, Associate of Science or Certificate of Technology
  • Evening School Programs Associate of Applied Science or Certificate in Industrial Technology
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 6
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles Factory manufacturing and plant maintenance, hospitality/hotel facility maintenance, industrial technician, welding and fabrication technician, office and building maintenance, service technician
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $55,000 - $60,000 per year.
  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs Certificate of Technology
  • Evening School Programs Associate of Applied Science or Certificate in Fabrication Welding Technology
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 5
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles Welding and fabrication technician, welding inspector, industrial technician, structural welder, maintenance welding technician, pipefitter welder
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $30,000 - $48,000 per year.

Select another program from the dropdown menu to compare.

Select a Program

  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs --
  • Evening School Programs Certificate in Facilities Technology, Associate of Applied Science
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate --
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles --
  • Earning Potential --
  • Location Wentzville
  • Day Schools Programs Associate of Technology, Associate of Science or Certificate of Technology
  • Evening School Programs --
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 5
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles CNC machinist, CNC programmer, CNC toolmaker
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $45,000 - $50,000 per year.
  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs Associate of Technology or Associate of Science
  • Evening School Programs Associate of Applied Science or Certificate in Precision Machining Technology
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 5
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles Machinist, CNC machinist, maintenance machinist, CNC programmer, inspection quality control
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $45,000 - $50,000 per year.
  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs Associate of Technology, Associate of Science or Certificate of Technology
  • Evening School Programs Associate of Applied Science or Certificate in Industrial Technology
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 6
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles Factory manufacturing and plant maintenance, hospitality/hotel facility maintenance, industrial technician, welding and fabrication technician, office and building maintenance, service technician
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $55,000 - $60,000 per year.
  • Location St. Louis
  • Day Schools Programs Certificate of Technology
  • Evening School Programs Associate of Applied Science or Certificate in Fabrication Welding Technology
  • Job Opportunities Per Graduate 5
  • Potential Careers/Job Titles Welding and fabrication technician, welding inspector, industrial technician, structural welder, maintenance welding technician, pipefitter welder
  • Earning Potential Three to four years after graduation, salaries average $30,000 - $48,000 per year.

Select another program from the dropdown menu to compare.